Friday, December 2, 2016

Norwegian Church Aid,Program Officer Jobs in Tanzania



Background:
Since 2015 Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is partnering with Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania and Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) on a four year agreement. NCA is now managing the grants from the Embassy to HLH. The ambition of the partnership is to lay the foundation for ending the hospital’s single-donor dependency. In addition to grants ma

nagement, NCA is supporting the hospital with capacity development of hospital management, fundraising as well as advocacy. In this work NCA cooperate with Norwegian Diakonhjemmet hospital and the Christian Social Service Commission (CSSC).
NCA is looking for a structured and result oriented person with very good programme management skills and a good understanding of health care and social policies in Tanzania. The selected candidate will coordinate the implementation of the above mentioned partnership agreement and support HLH with capacity building, fundraising and advocacy (70%). The successful candidate will also support NCA’s Resource Governance on tax funded social protection (30%).
Job description
1. Programme coordination: Provide continuous support to HLH and secure efficient programme implementation. Review programme plans, proposals and budgets, and carry out project monitoring and report writing.
2. Capacity building: Develop and facilitate a high quality capacity building programme on hospital management for HLH together with NCA head office senior advisor on health and relevant stakeholders.
3. Fundraising: In collaboration with NCA head office funding advisor, support HLH in increasing their funding source base, enhancing their capacity on mobilising funding and communicating results. Carry out dialogues with current and potential donors, including the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
4. Advocacy: Support and facilitate Haydom Lutheran Hospital in their effort to do effective advocacy towards Tanzanian authorities.
5. Resource Governance: Support NCA and partners’ work on resource governance and tax funded social protection.
6. Budget responsibility for relevant budget posts.

The selected candidate must be available for travel on short notice and travel between 70-90 days per year.
Qualifications
• Relevant development, public health, economy or policy education experience from health care.
• Minimum 3 years experience from public health or social policy work in Tanzania.
• Experience in coordinating people and processes
• Knowledge and understanding of health systems
• Experience from hospital management is an advantage
• Experience with fundraising is an advantage
• Experience in advocacy on health or social policy in Tanzania is an advantage
• Experience in work with faith based organisations is an advantage
• Fluency in English and Swahili, oral and written.

Education level
University, Master’s degree

Personal qualities
• Systematic, structured and result oriented
• Team player with good collaboration skills
• Very good communication skills
• Ability to train and build capacity
• Good people skills, including relationship building with donors
• The person who is to be employed has to be loyal to Norwegian Church Aid’s Christian values

Remuneration
An attractive compensation package based on performance and consummate with the responsibility will apply to the successful candidate.

How to apply:
Please submit your application to the address ncatz@nca.no . Only electronic applications are considered. In the subject line of your email, please state clearly which position you apply for. The application should consist of a brief motivation letter and CV, compiled into one document of maximum 4 pages. The document name should start with your name and include which position you apply


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